Are your workers concerned about gaining a qualification for registration? Hear from some workers who say there is nothing to worry about

Here’s some case studies from people who have gained their qualification for registration that will help clear up some myths and worries that your employees may be feeling ... Continue Reading →

Options available to pay for workers in care at home and housing support to complete a qualification for registration

  There are various funding options available for to help workers in care at home and housing support complete a qualification for registration. Voluntary Sector Development Funding ... Continue Reading →

SSSC announce Voluntary Sector Development Funding for 2017-18

  We have taken over managing the Voluntary Sector Development Funding (VSDF) at the request of Scottish Government and would like to invite applications for 2017-18. VSDF supports ... Continue Reading →

Our learning resources – helping you develop in your adult’s services role

Did you know we produce lots of free and easy to use resources that can help develop your skills? As a worker in adult’s services you need to be skilled and competent to meet ... Continue Reading →

Care at home and housing support workers to register from October

Social service workers in care at home services and housing support services can apply to register with SSSC from 2 October 2017. With around 45,000 workers expected to register, it’s ... Continue Reading →

Housing support and care at home workers to register

Workers in care at home and housing support services can apply for registration from October 2017. We’re telling you about this now so that you can start planning for registration ... Continue Reading →

We need your views about supervisory or management qualification requirements

We are considering making changes to the additional supervisory and management qualification requirements for registration for managers and supervisors in adult services. This includes ... Continue Reading →

Deadline looming for registration of supervisors in housing support and care at home services

Supervisors in housing support and care at home services must apply to register by 31 December 2016. All supervisors must be registered by 30 June 2017. We have set the deadline date ... Continue Reading →

Standards for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers published

Healthcare Improvement Scotland has published the Standards for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers. The standards are the first in Scotland to apply across all health ... Continue Reading →

Changes to the length of registration periods

From 1 November 2016 the registration period for all workers will be five years, with the exception of social workers whose three year registration period will remain. Who does this ... Continue Reading →